Wed, Aug 22, 2018
12:46 amAsia Markets: Asian stock markets mostly fight their way higher
With a number of Southeast Asian markets closed for a holiday, equities in the rest of the Asia-Pacific region generally continued their winning ways.
12:17 amA difficult #MeToo question: How many women are accused of sexual harassment?
Experts say harassment is first and foremost about power, no matter who wields it.
12:15 amTrump says he threatened EU commissioner with 25% tariffs on auto imports
President Donald Trump said Tuesday night that he had threatened to slap a 25% tariff on every car imported into the U.S. from the European Union.
Tue, Aug 21, 2018
11:25 pmThe Wall Street Journal: Facebook removes 652 bogus accounts tied to Russia, Iran trying to sow division
Facebook Inc. dismantled 652 pages, groups and accounts engaged in an coordinated influence campaign ahead of the 2018 U.S. midterm elections, part of the social-media company’s broader purge of bad actors on its site.
11:21 pmThe Wall Street Journal: House Republican Duncan Hunter, wife indicted for campaign-finance violations
A federal grand jury indicted Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., and his wife on Tuesday on charges that they had used campaign funds to pay for personal expenses and filed false campaign records, according to the Justice Department.
10:22 pmThe Wall Street Journal: Trump condemns Manafort conviction as result of ‘witch hunt’
President Donald Trump dismissed the conviction of former campaign manager Paul Manafort on eight criminal counts Tuesday as a “witch hunt,” reiterating a line of attack he has used for months to criticize special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian election interference.
10:11 pmThe Wall Street Journal: Trump has the power to pardon Cohen and Manafort — but will he?
The guilty plea of Michael Cohen and conviction of Paul Manafort on Tuesday raised the question of whether President Donald Trump would use his authority to grant clemency or a pardon to the two former advisers or any of his other former confidants facing legal troubles.
9:59 pmVerizon throttled firefighters’ data plan during California wildfire
A Northern California fire chief said efforts to battle the largest wildfire in the state’s history were hampered by Verizon Communications Inc., which throttled the fire department’s mobile-data plan to the point that it made communications impossible.
9:21 pmThe Tell: Gross’s fund lost more than 40% of its assets over the past year, Morningstar data show
Bill Gross’s signature fund at Janus Henderson has shed more than 40% of its assets in a humbling period of redemptions and wrong-way bets for the fixed-income luminary, data from Morningstar show.
9:09 pmZynga inks deal with Disney for ‘Star Wars’ mobile game
The half-billion-dollar bet Zynga Inc. made three chief executives ago may have just paid off.
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